Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Jewels of Truth Statements & Favorite Quotes of the Month

Hello All,

How have many of you been enjoying the first full month of Spring this year so far? Well this world the great mother or father Earth is alive in a meta sense with us and for us. Or are we alive for the Earth or just for our selfish whims? Recently the human tragedies in Chile with a Volcano erruption and in Nepal with a devastating earthquake. For a society barely with sufficient infrastructure before the quake is now facing the horror Haiti endured just a few years ago. The Earth is to be respected and not feared as a living meta-organism. How humanity co-exists with the Earth spells more for our well being or lack thereof for us than for the Earth. For the Earth will out live our species for billions of years to come.

Today's triple play of "Jewels of Truth" spiritual wisdom statements are on the topics of: Worship, Promises, and Good & Evil as a whole. In the series of #1072-1074, derived from what is included in the published "Jewels of Truth: The Journey of the Soul Continues, Volume 3". As always may you not just think your way to a better fuller life, but feel your way into the same. For life isn't just meant to be an intellectual exercise it is to be deeply felt mostly in goodness. All the rest beyond our control is an action of faith for those that worship a power or force greater than themselves in this life right now. Amen.

Expand your horizons for this offers both curiosity and well being when the inquiry is valid in grace.



1072) Those that seek to deepen their holy relationship with God the divine may do so through three valid approaches in life. The ever popular one is regimental prayer be it verbal or silently to oneself as a tool of confession, adoration, and supplication by the devotee. There are as many methods of prayer as there are stars in every Creation uttered by God. Every form of worship is made in the Image and Likeness of the religion and its cultural societal norms. Not necessarily in the true Image and Likeness of God himself in earnest.

With such an awareness in worship next comes that of sincere meditation. It is in a complete cleansing of the spirit within only to be bathed by the rays of the holy soul in each of us. Most meditate to become completely nothing in need and want with utter detachment. That is to invoke a sacred paradox from nothing becomes the whole absolute in truth. It is a circular truth known to the masters of every spiritual philosophy.

Finally the last form of devout worship is that of contemplation where thought is created to deepen consciousness by an intentional anchor. To grip onto our minds firmly in a cradle seeking to fathom an understanding by grace. This is where prayer and meditation is to surrender ourselves in spirit. Contemplation is to seize ourselves in deep thought and release any preconceived notions of what should be real. Imagination, consideration, and simplicity are the keys to a thoughtful form of truthful contemplation in reflection.

All three avenues to the divine have variants that can be mixed one with the other to deepen your faiths. The best worship is strictly personal in nature not dictated by outside influences which may in the end confuse more than aid your efforts of spiritual unification. The sublime is not beholden to one particular religion nor spiritual tradition. In fact it is beholden to the infinite variety as the true face of God in a singular oneness. Learn to laugh at the folly of mortals and you'll soon remember your deepest grace is that of a soul of God alive with him. It is such that God(dess) is within your every love in all our lifetimes with a delightful smile valuing our presence in his loving arms. Amen.                                                        ---Ivan Pozo-Illas / Atrayo.


1073) For those of us that need a promise to be made to ourselves by another person. You must realize what you are asking by seeking first a promise from a responsible person with a willful good conduct. It must indeed be a trustworthy request sought out by one's solicitation. Even though when a promise akin to a verbal contract beyond what is humanly possible is pursued. Don't be surprised by disappointment when circumstances reveal another result entirely different instead.

Know that we can't make promises that only God can keep by his holy authority and permission in any reality. A noble promise made out of guilt will soon find itself a shallow promise indeed irrelevant of its original intentions. One must know the difference of what is sincerely possible and what is clearly wishful thinking alone. Otherwise only disappointment and heartaches will follow out of setting expectations that cannot be true in any given circumstance. Be truly wise and know the boundaries of what is sensible and what is not when making any sort of promise worth its substance in gold. Amen.                                  ---Ivan Pozo-Illas / Atrayo.

Good & Evil:

1074) Know this truth that when turmoil persists for a period of time it may seem to last for an eternity in spirit. When woe and pain appear to be commonplace know that such a misery will only last for a time and no longer. Anguish always seems to arrive first, if not horror when evil occurs amongst a just and noble people. Evil by its own nature much like its twin opposite of goodness is both hidden and publicly known in reality. It is however when evil strikes, it strikes first at its own time table of choice.

It is always the good that will come towards the very end of the turmoil. In order to offer benevolence at every turn so as to correct, heal, and especially offer numerous avenues of great potential for all. Such is the spirit of evil that may occur overnight, but know goodness is like a living investment taking years to fully blossom in God's truth. By the good deeds you will know the divine children of God as his worthy heirs. When anyone complains about the lack of efficiency in every potential good be mindful not to listen to their venom. Have them get involved instead to take a rightful share of the growth of good that will certainly yield when they commit to the tasks ahead. Like any yeast within a baked loaf of fresh bread of true life all perseverance will yield always back to God in such positive results. Amen.                                                   ---Ivan Pozo-Illas / Atrayo.


Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ---Martin Luther King, Jr..

The same pain that can blemish our personality can act as a creative force, burnishing it into an object of delight. ---Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan. "Alchemical Wisdom".

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress. ---Mahatma Ghandi.

The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made. And the activity of making them changes both the maker and their destination. ---Joan Schaar.

Each of us can become a blessed channel of peace for the healing of Earth's wounds; We can awaken from apathy and find creative, non-violent ways to transform the abuses rampant in today's world. ---Nam Merrill with Barbara Taylor. "Peace Planet: Light for our World".

Reality is permeated, indeed flooded, with divine creativity, nourishment, and care. ---Marcus J. Borg. "Conflict, Holiness, and Politics".

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. ---Jalaluddin Rumi. "The Essential Rumi", translated versions by: Coleman Barks.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Counter Culture Concept: "Popular Artistic Hack of Mass Media"

Hello All,

This month's conceptual design is more so an evolution of the underground culture of fandom alter existing popular entertainment media. Be it to splice Images, soundtracks, audio dialogue editing, and video editing at large. Yes, this is possible with today's video editing technology, but its not so much a cultural modality of expression amongst digital artistic youth. This is what I envision could be in the years to come whereby popular mass media, such as: movies, television episodes, documentaries, commercials, music albums are all Artistically Hacked. Not just by re-sampling a song here or there as by DJ's (disc jockeys) or other popular singers.

This is more to do with rearranging wholesale segments of popular media. Remember the days of the Tv series called "Mystery Science Theater 3000"? How the shows host and the robotic sidekick lampooned or riffed against the lousy B-Movies playing on the theater screen. Well consider this a artistic hack by riffing entire video productions as sources of entertainment. In Digital Shredding the source material and inserting ones own style or brand of art in its place. For example this will annoy if not excite sci-fi nerdom for sure. Take any "Star Wars" movie and re-score the musical soundtrack in the movie by syncing it with the appropriate action scenes. Using a movie musical soundtrack from a "Star Trek" film. If done respectfully it'll be appreciated and feeling the movie musically in a different dimension than the original work by a film studio. Another example take the 1996 musical film of "Evita (1996 film)" with Madonna playing the lead role of "Eva Peron". By tossing or shredding the entire soundtrack and inserting music from "Rihanna or Beyonce" into it.

Other examples of digital shredding as an artistic hack is editing out a lead or secondary film movie role. Let's say still picking on Star Wars by removing "Han Solo" and reinserting "Indiana Jones" instead into the hacked movie. It'll take work to sync up usable action moves and thus creating new (sometimes animated) action moves with a digitized rag doll of the actor. If importing one movie's popular lead actor isn't your thing. How about taking an amateur actor and inserting their role into an existing film. Playing the lead or supporting cast role shredding existing scenes or creating fresh cut-scenes by hacking the film.

A third example is sampling from my own concepts one of which I posted here in July 10th, 2013. Called "One Song, Multiple Lyrics" whereby the lyrics of a popular song are tossed or shredded completely. Giving new song writing talent a chance to recycle an existing song, perhaps inserting it into another genre of music altogether. Take your pick of any song by keeping the exact instrumentation, but just gutting the words to the song. Nothing is sacred be it National Anthems to church music to nursery rhythms, just pick a song and Artistically Hack it.

A fourth example can be to leave the musical score in place and the video images. Just to partially or completely rework the dialogue in the movie itself. Show your prowess to either spoof the entire voice acted scenes or take it seriously and show one's talent for screen writing. By using an unknown talent pool of aspiring actors to be super imposed onto an existing movie or Tv series episode.

A fifth example to really mess or Artistically Hack a film by inverting its movie plot entirely. Take the recent movie of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies". By doing a mind bender and making the villainous orcs win against the forces of good against the dwarves, elves, and men. Tolkein fans will call this sacrilegious, but with Artistic Hacks using Digital Shredding there are no sacred cows.

In many ways this is an evolution of the "Machinima" genre of grass roots video artists. Taking inspiration from video games and reworking scenes in video acting, sound effects, dialogue, plot, etc... Nothing will be taboo to the underground artist hacker trashing existing portions of popular mass media. As genuine modes of self-expression by the upcoming generation to lay their influence onto the world. Perhaps using it for activism, if not hackivism to promote artistically their ongoing struggles in whatever society they are in the world. Reworking: race, politics, religion, economical classism, sexual orientation, sports, additional lifestyle choices, etc... in their own Image and Likeness. Be it a surge of cultural identity or an ongoing manifesto seeking a voice for the voiceless. Of course just to bull shit is fine as well by not taking the world so seriously can be the most sane of all. 

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Jewels of Truth Statement: "Our Illuminated Divinity In Action"

Hello All,

Today's "Jewels of Truth" spiritual wisdom statement is rather a wee bit more mystical in nature. However do remember I receive these statements via clairvoyant automatic writing as what I term as inspiration. My process as a channel permits me to select the general topic, but the authors are Angelic in nature. The body of my work these past 20 years in automatic writing isn't tied to one spiritual master alone. I'm just on and thus a semi-trance of sorts commences for the query to be received as a sacred jewel of truth to marvel. I have never asked for the angels name, although I do have small talk to adjust a word or two along the way.

My topic for today is on the Holy Light within our sacred divine beings. The one often referred to having a human experience in light of being truly spiritual beings in essence. As coined by the French Jesuit Priest turned philosopher "Pierre Tailhard de Chardin".
"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience."
The rest of my statement takes a turn as to how the Angels as the minor gods and goddesses create on the macro scale of Creation as a whole. How eternity speeds up for them in regards to deploying their creations onto Infinity akin to quality assurance testing.

Without a further adieu may statement #1905 written in mid January of this year. At the very least expand your conscious thought of what could be metaphysically speaking.


Holy Light:

1905) All of us have the stuff of Angels within our Immaculate souls because of the holy "Spirit of God" within us. Which means our souls are living prisms of "Holy Light" in divine nature from the endless heavens. We are walking bonafide multi-dimensional vortices through the sheer omnipotent and omnipresent aspect of God, akin to an ethereal network of timeless souls.

Some people more than others that are a native adept, if not otherwise developed over the decades are capable with discipline to harness these divine gifts of the eternal soul in each of us. Be these persons considered as: psychics, oracles, witches / warlocks, priests / priestesses, saints, and especially as prophets. All these celestial entities depending on their sphere of influence that acknowledge the divine within. Are anointed not by human kind, but the spiritual powers at bay that ultimately are always attributed to the Glory of God(dess).

Our Light as the Illuminated Divinity within is the stuff of fantastical legend a grace if practiced for good or an abomination if committed in evil. Metaphysically this denotes the majesty to create with intention and if used poorly tragic results will occur. This spiritual power be it called magic or divinity has the equal effect as completely neutral in expression. It is always a gift although the practitioner can hold to the belief that its a curse if confused by not understanding its origins. We are all God's spiritual heirs of the realized "Kingdom of God" within this Earth and the one to come for our progeny. It is to each person's faith in God coupled by free will that will enlighten the expression of the spiritual or secular in life as it is right now.

Those that are gifted in spiritual prowess are entrusted to be stewards to all that is benevolent in nature, irrespective of the faith in worship to God the Almighty. The other that seek self-gratification by misapplying these soulful powers in life will illicit misery unknowingly. For a broken covenant with each entity discards the divine for the accursed instead. The balance is intricate loaded with principals that fosters the choice between life and death in abundance. One commits by benevolence to serve in humility, the other is enslaved as a thrall to perform depraved feats to satisfy a darkness with no end. Both are acting with free will, and both will have their fate determined by what is in their heart of hearts.

The holy power in each of us is not our own at all it is in genesis God himself through us in spiritual identity. We are merely conduits be it in ignorance or cognizant as symbiotic souls with the Creator. We are meant to create as in the Image and Likeness of him we adore lifetime after lifetime. We are the toddler children playing in the sandbox of the eternal living out lives of glory in his honor alone. To create wonders in the heavens we as the Angels and the assorted spiritual forces work in concert to design and implement the known and unknown of Creation. Through our spiritual projections we simulate our machinations until they are deployed onto Creation. Much like Adam and Eve were explained as the first forms of reincarnated flesh come into existence. This is aside from the validity of the claim that Creation occurred in such anecdotal manner for the earth and humanity itself.

As spectral entities we experience no time whatsoever for us all linear perceived time and space is but a dream. To the living the realm of the divine without time nor space is the dream. For all the Angelic co-creators with God(dess) no time accelerates the projections of the created. Everything as in totality becomes crystallized onto a fixed point irrespective of correlated systems in nature. The spiritual realities always supersede the lesser realities be they mental or physical in expression. The underlying substrate to every consciousness is that of the spirit within with memories beyond the one lifetime experienced as right now. The simultaneous collection of life is witnessed in a non-local fashion. As the band of perception expands to include awareness that isn't plausible by local experiences. All of life plural is circular in nature albeit it is non-linear in a tandem phenomena in all that is sacred to all living souls in the light and love of God. Amen. ---Ivan Pozo-Illas / Atrayo. 

Monday, April 06, 2015

Jewels of Truth Statement: "Guard Our Compassionate Givers With Care"

Hello All,

I hope for all my Judeo-Christian readers you're enjoying Passover for the remaining days of the week. Also, the day of Easter that just completed yesterday in observation with celebrations. Even all the Pagans or Wiccans where the rabbit is a symbol of good fortune and fertility from ancient times.

Today's "Jewels of Truth" spiritual wisdom statement is a no-brainer for some, although for others it may very be a taboo topic to broach. That is the compassionate caregiver in our society that if not for their ardent presence much of society would become unglued. Caregivers can run the gamut from taking care of the elderly, the young, those seeking sobriety from addiction, and in hospice for the dying. Caregivers are often times relatives, but they can be the med tech in a hospital to a nursing home, if not some other affiliated health care worker.

Now that much of the Western and parts of the Eastern world such as Japan are graying in demographics. The younger generations will be forced to step up, perhaps whether they want to or not. In families and those electing to make it a vocation because the demand is high career wise. Since very few are hiring in other sectors although that could be a grand mistake if your heart and mind aren't in it.

Nonetheless the Compassionate Caregiver from the lowly young lady that is easily ignored to the socially awkward young man with the heart of gold. These are angels in disguise that need care as much as they care for others even to the point of burnout. My following statement #1920 in the series is a shout out to all kindred souls as caregivers be it with people and even animals in shelters or elsewhere. Namaste for your living grace come alive in your love, which is the vibrant presence of God, whether realized or not.



1920) All compassion in action requires a solemn giver and receiver of grace. Often times compassion flips the roles of the giver and the receiver all throughout the process of showering grace. When compassion is returned with fear based emotions than one is dealing with a fractured person in spirit. Compassion offered will be seen as weakness to dominate the giver by turning their ideals against them akin to falling on one's sword.

Be wary when a heartless man, woman, or child sees you as a fool. Please take additional measures to avoid being exploited and become the next socially viable victim of a heartless predator in spirit. When the abuse is given to the compassionate giver with an inflated sense of importance lo and behold the trap is almost sprung. The horror can be cruel treatment if not worse as to physical malice by a so called loved one or a stranger one is serving.

Only with a robust network of fellow loved ones can help the one person endure in seeking compassion for themselves. By decompressing from the daily stress exposed to in such a role of a caregiver in living and at times loving the ones in need. Many are screaming in pain even at times the caregivers screams loudest by not knowing how to Ask for support and help all throughout the process. Only those by the convictions of their ideals are the strongest in courage to surmount such agony of the spirit within. For to go it alone is a recipe of creating a living hell in isolation without a therapeutic circle in living. To become vulnerable through service is no crime it may very be a living miracle if done appropriately.

Those having an immense emotional compassionate heart that hardly acts with a balanced mind. Can inadvertently sabotage their raison d'etre for all compassion needs reason and logic of the mind with creativity in action. It takes a group effort to heal the afflicted with life in whatever modality they are having difficulty with in circumstance. Vanity becomes an Achilles heel if one pretends that a strong demeanor will shield you from all the heartache to be experienced. The best medicine is unconditional love for oneself in moderation and especially to those in need. With an ample dose of forgiveness that learns the lesson by not repeating it in earnest. Give because it is required of you, but how you give spells everything about you, more than you can ever realize in a full lifetime. To parry as a caregiver isn't a sin, it may be indeed a saving grace in the psyche and within one's spirit. Amen.                                                                          ---Ivan Pozo-Illas / Atrayo.